David Monina Sengeh, the Minister of Basic and Senior Secondary Education (MBSSE), has affirmed that there is more to do in educational development in Sierra Leone.

This statement was made in response to numerous concerns raised by the public during the Minister’s recent educational tour of the country.

According to the Minister, the people of Sierra Leone have requested more teachers on the payroll, additional buildings, and more teaching materials. He acknowledged these needs and stated that the Ministry is taking the necessary steps to address these issues and ensure they are no longer a problem in the future.

The Minister has personally traveled to every district in Sierra Leone to speak with learners, teachers, traditional leaders, and parents.

He stated that although there is more work to be done, the Ministry is on the right track towards resolving these educational challenges.

“I’ve travelled to every district of Sierra Leone to engage learners, teachers, traditional leaders, parents, etc. we’ve listened to their pleas for more teachers on payroll, more buildings, and more materials. There’s more to do, but we’re on the right path,” he stated.